Definition of run out on in English:

run out on

phrasal verb

  • Abandon (someone)

    ‘it seems Jack's run out on her and the three children’
    • ‘I love my daughter, you're the one who ran out on her.’
    • ‘There has to be a good reason why she ran out on him.’
    • ‘My mom said that my father ran out on her and that he was a bastard.’
    • ‘Taylor's mother recently ran out on her and her father, so things at home haven't been the best.’
    • ‘You're not going to run out on me now, are you?’
    • ‘He couldn't stand the fact that she ran out on him last night.’
    desert, abandon, leave in the lurch, jilt, leave high and dry, discard, cast aside, throw over, turn one's back on
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